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'''<span id="descendant">descendant</span> '''(in the [[Glossary:Contents_window|'''Contents''' window]]) - an [[Glossary:Element|element]] that is located one or more levels below the element which makes its [[Glossary:Ancestor|ancestor]]. All the [[Glossary:Element|elements]] at the same indentation in the [[Glossary:Knowledge_tree|knowledge tree]] are [[Glossary:Child|children]] of their single [[Glossary:Parent|parent]] (they are [[Glossary:Sibling|siblings]] to each other) whereas '''descendants''' are all the [[Glossary:Element|elements]] below the ancestor level
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;<span id="Descendant">descendant</span>
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:[[Glossary:Element|element]] in the [[Glossary:Contents_window|'''Contents''' window]] that is located one or more levels below the element which makes its [[Glossary:Ancestor|ancestor]]. All the [[Glossary:Element|elements]] at the same indentation in the [[Glossary:Knowledge_tree|knowledge tree]] are [[Glossary:Child|children]] of their single [[Glossary:Parent|parent]] (they are [[Glossary:Sibling|siblings]] to each other) whereas '''descendants''' are all the [[Glossary:Element|elements]] below the ancestor level.
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:See also:
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:*[[Building the knowledge tree]]
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:*[[Contents|'''Contents''' window]]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_(data_structure) Tree structure] at Wikipedia

Latest revision as of 15:54, 31 May 2016

descendant
element in the Contents window that is located one or more levels below the element which makes its ancestor. All the elements at the same indentation in the knowledge tree are children of their single parent (they are siblings to each other) whereas descendants are all the elements below the ancestor level.
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